- Grease 9in round mould with melted butter or corn oil and line the bottom with grease-proof paper.
- Combine the yolks, sugar, water, melted butter/corn oil, pandan extract, green colouring and flour in a bowl. Mix until the batter is smooth.
- In another clean mixing bowl, whisk the whites and 100g of sugar until medium peak.
- Fold the whites into the pandan batter and mix well. Do not over-mix as this will make the volume of the sponge to drop.
- Pour the light batter into the greased mould and bake at 180 degrees Celcius for 30 minutes.
- As for the Pandan Coconut Filling, combine milk, water, sugar, salt and agar-agar powder in a saucepan and bring to boil.
- In a separate bowl, dissolve the custard powder in the coconut milk.
- Stir in the coconut custard mix into the boiling milk and continue to cook till mixture boils and thickens. Add in the pandan extract and colouring last. Stir well and set aside.
- To assemble the cake, cut the pandan sponge into three horizontal layers.
- Place the first layer of sponge into a10in cake ring/ springfoam pan.
- Pour 1/3 of the pandan coconut filling onto the sponge and smoothen it.
- Top with the second layer of sponge and spread another half of the remaining filling.
- Top up with the last piece of sponge, spread and finish of the balance of the filling.
- Cool it down and refrigerate for at least 3-4 hours to allow the custard to set thoroughly.
- Unmould, garnish as you wish. (You may also cover the side of the cake with whipped topping and coat with desiccated coconut).
- The cake is ready to be cut and served.
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